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SolarReserve-ACWA consortium selected by South Africa's DOE for 100 MW CSP molten salt tower plant

SolarReserve-ACWA consortium selected by South Africa's DOE for 100 MW CSP molten salt tower plant | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
The first molten salt concentrated solar power tower will be built in South Africa after the Department of Energy (DOE) awarded preferred bidder status to the 100 MW project proposed by US' SolarReserve and  Saudi ACWA.
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It is now possible to harvest electricity from living plants with Plant-e

It is now possible to harvest electricity from living plants with Plant-e | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
So far, we use biomass to produce biofuels or burning it to get heat and electricity, but there is another -more sustainable- way to produce electricity directly from living plants as the Dutch company Plant-e proposes.
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Second fire in three months in Abengoa's Solana CSP plant

Second fire in three months in Abengoa's Solana CSP plant | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
A fire started around 7:15 pm on Wednesday at Abengoa's Solana Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Gila Bend, about 100 km southwest of Phoenix, Arizona.
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Korean researchers get record efficiency with perovskite solar cells

Korean researchers get record efficiency with perovskite solar cells | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Researchers from orea Research Institute of Chemical Technology and Sungkyunkwan University have developed a new way to mix perovskite structures with a new record level of efficiency in solar cells, according to a paper published in the journal...
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Thousands of hydrogen fuel cell patents released for free by Toyota

Thousands of hydrogen fuel cell patents released for free by Toyota | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Toyota has announced it is releasing thousands of patents about hydrogen fuel cell for free to boost the fuel cell cars industry.
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GDF SUEZ wins tender for 100 MW CSP project in South Africa

GDF SUEZ wins tender for 100 MW CSP project in South Africa | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Kathu Solar Park, a concentrated solar power (CSP) project promoted by a consortium led by GDF SUEZ, has been selected as 'preferred bidder' by South Africa's Eskom.
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Dii leaves Europe and moves to Dubai

Dii leaves Europe and moves to Dubai | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Dii ha announced it is moving its base from Munich to Dubai after five years developing the "the first part of its long term mission: creating together with all relevant stakeholders the conditions for desert power in MENA and its integration into...
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Ingeteam se adjudica contrato de ingeniería básica para planta CSP en China

Ingeteam se adjudica contrato de ingeniería básica para planta CSP en China | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
La empresa Ingeteam Power Technology – Power Plants, ha sido adjudicataria de un contrato de Ingeniería Básica por CGN Delingha Solar Energy Co Ltd, una empresa propiedad de CGN Solar Energy Development Co Ltd, a su vez propiedad de China General...
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Abengoa secures PPA for its CSP and PV plants in Chile

Abengoa secures PPA for its CSP and PV plants in Chile | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Spain's Abengoa will provide 950 GWh per year to the Chilean electricity grids after successful bid during theTender Process SIC 2013/03-2º Llamado, held by the National Energy Commission (CNE) of the Chilean government.
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La planta ISCC Ain Beni Mathar premiada por el Banco de Desarrollo Africano

La planta ISCC Ain Beni Mathar premiada por el Banco de Desarrollo Africano | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
 Abengoa ha sido galardonada con el tercer premio a la excelencia otorgado por el Banco de Desarrollo Africano por la central de ciclo combinado Ain Beni Mathar.
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Australian researchers achieve 40% efficiency in CPV with commercial PV cells

Australian researchers achieve 40% efficiency in CPV with commercial PV cells | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
A research team from the Australian Centre for Advanced Photovoltaics (PV) at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) have reched a 40.4% efficiency with commercial PV panels.
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Hybrid CSP-Biomass project to be built in India

Hybrid CSP-Biomass project to be built in India | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
India's Center for Study of Science Technology and Policy (CSTEP) is leading a project to build a 3 MW hybrid solar-biomass plant in Barun, a small village in the state of Bihar, India.
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Rioglass launches its first receiver tube for CSP plants

Rioglass launches its first receiver tube for CSP plants | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Belgium-based Rioglass, a subsidiary of Abengoa, has launched its first solar receiver for parabolic trough concentrated solar power plants.
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ACWA will build 200 MW PV plant in Dubai

ACWA will build 200 MW PV plant in Dubai | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Dubai will double the planned 100 MW solar plant to be built by a joint venture between Dubai Water and Electricity Authority and a consortium led by Saudi ACWA and Spain's TSK.
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ACWA beats Abengoa and wins $2 B deal for Noor II & III CSP plants in Morocco

The consortium led by Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power International has won the 1.7 billion euros ($2 billion) contract for phase 2 and 3 of Noor concentrated solar power (CSP) complex in Ouarzazate, Morocco.
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ACWA beats Abengoa and wins $2 B deal for Noor II & III CSP plants in Morocco

ACWA beats Abengoa and wins $2 B deal for Noor II & III CSP plants in Morocco | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
The consortium led by Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power International has won the 1.7 billion euros ($2 billion) contract for phase 2 and 3 of Noor concentrated solar power (CSP) complex in Ouarzazate, Morocco.
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SolarReserve-ACWA consortium selected by South Africa's DOE for 100 MW CSP molten salt tower plant

SolarReserve-ACWA consortium selected by South Africa's DOE for 100 MW CSP molten salt tower plant | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
The first molten salt concentrated solar power tower will be built in South Africa after the Department of Energy (DOE) awarded preferred bidder status to the 100 MW project proposed by US' SolarReserve and  Saudi ACWA.
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Abengoa y el fondo americano EIG Global Energy Partners firman un acuerdo para la inversión en el desarrollo de proyectos en construcción de Abengoa

Abengoa y el fondo americano EIG Global Energy Partners firman un acuerdo para la inversión en el desarrollo de proyectos en construcción de Abengoa | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), compañía internacional que aplica soluciones tecnológicas innovadoras para el desarrollo sostenible en los sectores de energía y medioambiente, y el fondo de energía e infraestructuras, EIG Global Energy...
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US' Focused Sun and China's Xiang Yang Institute partner to develop micro-CSP systems

US' Focused Sun and China's Xiang Yang Institute partner to develop micro-CSP systems | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Chinese Xiang Yang Institute (XYI) and US' Focused Sun of Las Cruces, New Mexico are partnering to jointly develop 'solar microgrids', small local electric grids for supplying energy to gated communities, shopping malls, eco-resorts and...
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El Ciadi designa arbitros para cinco de los ocho casos por los recortes a la termosolar (CSP)

El Ciadi designa arbitros para cinco de los ocho casos por los recortes a la termosolar (CSP) | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
El Centro Internacional de Arreglo de Diferencias Relativas a Inversiones (Ciadi - ICSID)), organismo de arbitraje dependiente del Banco Mundial, ya ha designado los árbitros en cinco de los ocho casos que tiene sobre la mesa presentados por...
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Kyocera and Century Tokyo to build world's largest floating PV plant

Kyocera and Century Tokyo to build world's largest floating PV plant | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Japan's Kyocera and Century Tokyo Leasing have joined forces to create Kyocera TCL Solar, a JV that will develop world's largest floating photovoltaic plant. The 13.4 MW PV plant will be floating over the Yamakura Dam reservoir waters.
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Sheeps and PV modules cohabit in UK's largest solar farm

Sheeps and PV modules cohabit in UK's largest solar farm | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
BELECTRIC UK and First Solar have connected the 46 MW Landmead Solar Farm, located in East Hanney, Axfordshire.
The solar plant is the largest PV plant in operation in the United Kingdom.
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Schott sues Huiyin and SkyFuel over patent infringements regarding its CSP tube receivers

Schott sues Huiyin and SkyFuel over patent infringements regarding its CSP tube receivers | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
SCHOTT Solar CSP GmbH, Schott's subsidiary for the concentrated solar power receiver tubes business, has filed a lawsuit in the Denver, CO Federal District Court against Chinese Weihai Golden Sun Co, also known as Huiyin and US SkyFuel.
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California funds two research projects to improve CSP plants performance and thermal storage performance

California funds two research projects to improve CSP plants performance and thermal storage performance | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
The first $10 million to fund the Electric Program Investment Charge (EPIC) research and development (R&D) projects have been approved by the California Energy Commission (CEC), jointly with grants for the operation of a hydrogen fueling station,...
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Abengoa and Hyundai sign MOU to develop ISCC technology

Abengoa and Hyundai sign MOU to develop ISCC technology | CSP - Concentrated Solar Power | Scoop.it
Spain's Abengoa, a major player in the concentrated solar power industry, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Hyundai E&C, the South Korean engineering and construction firm.
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